I usually go all out for Q’s birthday. I love to pick a theme, or the theme picks me. This year, Q picked the theme–space. So, I was tasked to plan a party that was outta this world. With the help of the perfect venue, we threw a space-themed birthday party for Q that had […]
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5 Tips to Throwing a Low-Stress, Kick-Ass First Birthday Party
I know a few things about first birthday parties, having hosted one and gone to a bunch more. A few weeks ago, we hosted Q’s first birthday in our apartment. It was better than I could have ever planned. We kept the guest list small, made our own cake and kept the munchies minimal. We […]
One Year Into Motherhood
Our little Q turned one last week. I can’t believe I’m the mother of a one-year-old. My first year as a mother has been the most enlightening year of my life. I never thought I could laugh and cry so hard and so long at the same time. I never thought my heart could grow […]
Sandwich #252–“Happy Birthday, E” Cake Batter French Toast Sandwich
E’s birthday was yesterday. He had a short list of things he wanted:
Sandwich #141—“CrossFit Unfriendly” Sugar and Spice Ice Cream Sandwich
Ice cream sandwiches are not a Breakfast of Champions. They’re filled with sugar and offer little caffeine or protein or other nutrients (maybe dairy. But that’s really all). They’re so not the ideal breakfast for a boyfriend who just came back from CrossFit.
Sandwich #140–“You Make the Birthday Plans” Turkey Burgers with Bacon
My friends want me to have a birthday party for myself, but then I end up having to make the plans. I don’t want to do any work to enjoy my birthday. Instead, I’ll make E do it.
Sandwich #111—“Happy Birthday” Strawberry Shortcake Sandwich
This weekend was E’s birthday! A celebration was in order.